Cooking it up in the Philippines – What’s For Supper?

The phrase ‘When in Rome, Do as the Romans Do‘ refers to the importance of adapting yourself to the customs of the people who are in a certain place or situation and behave like they do. … When in the Philippines, do as the FIlipinos do!” Unfortunately, many (if not most) foreigners do not subscribe […]

Living in the Philippines – A Healthy-Unhealthy Lifestyle.

A Healthy Experiment? When we moved to the Philippines from North Mississippi in 2013, my biggest shock was food, or lack of choices thereof. Although I can eat just about anything, the absence of my most favorite foods was a shock to my system. The loss of eating processed foods everyday, not to mention the […]

The Simple Life…or is it?

In previous articles prior to our coming to live here permanently in the Philippines, I can recall saying how I was looking forward to retiring here and enjoying the simple life. July 3rd, 2014 marks our first anniversay of living in Samar as full time residents. Over the course of this last year, I’ve been […]